MedAssets Inc, a healthcare performance improvement company in Atlanta, Ga, has announced staff changes that will support the company’s long-term growth and development. The company reports that Charles “Chuck” O. Garner was promoted to executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer. In this role, Garner will lead the company’s growth strategy, operational improvement, and organizational alignment efforts as part of the company’s value creation plan.

Charles O. Garner

Charles “Chuck” O. Garner

According to MedAssets, Garner had been the company’s chief financial officer since April 2011. In addition to his financial expertise, his broad business experience includes strategy, operations, acquisitions and integration, and large-scale business transformation in both technology and service industries. Prior to joining MedAssets in 2005, Garner had held positions with Coca-Cola Enterprises, Bain & Company, and American Management Systems (now CGI).

Anthony Colaluca, Jr

Anthony Colaluca, Jr

MedAssets also announced that Anthony Colaluca, Jr, has joined the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Colaluca, who will report to MedAssets Chairman and CEO Halsey Wise, will be responsible for finance and accounting, including financial planning and analysis, and SEC reporting.

Before joining MedAssets, Colaluca was an independent consultant providing business and financial advisory services to public and private companies, according to the announcement. From 2005 to 2010, he served as CFO for Intergraph Corporation, a global provider of engineering and geospatial software with offices in 60 countries. Before joining Intergraph, he also served in CFO capacities for Harland Financial Solutions Inc, Solution 6 North America, and Computer Management Sciences Inc (later acquired by Computer Associates). Early in his career, he gained extensive experience in public accounting as a senior manager with KPMG LLP.

To learn more about the company’s leadership, visit the MedAssets website.